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"Limited Attention" and Inflation Expectations of Households

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  • Claudia R. Sahm
  • Jason A. Sockin

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In this note, we use the household-level data in the University of Michigan's Surveys of Consumers, including respondents' own changes in expectations, to document new signs that households pay limited attention to inflation developments.

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  • Claudia R. Sahm & Jason A. Sockin, 2016. ""Limited Attention" and Inflation Expectations of Households," FEDS Notes 2016-10-19, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedgfn:2016-10-19
    DOI: 10.17016/2380-7172.1830
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    1. “Limited Attention” and Inflation Expectations of Households
      by thebusinesscycleblog in The business cycle blog on 2016-11-19 21:27:52

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